[NFA] U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday defended her decision to reject two of the five Republican lawmakers that House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy named to a special committee probing the deadly Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. This report produced by Freddie Joyner.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is pulling his five Republican members selected to join the House committee that’s investigating the January 6 insurrection, following House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s decision to reject two of McCarthy’s picks, a source with direct knowledge confirmed to CNN. CNN’s Melanie Zanona explains Pelosi’s decision.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi explains why she rejected Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) and Rep. Jim Banks (R-IN), saying their “ridiculous” statements led her to conclude that their role on the House January 6 Select Committee would be unproductive.
[NFA] House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Wednesday withdrew his five nominees to serve on the special committee probing the deadly Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol after Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi rejected two of them, both of whom are staunch defenders of former President Donald Trump. Lisa Bernhard produced this report.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi talks in a wide-ranging, exclusive interview with CNN’s Dana Bash on infrastructure negotiations, subpoenas by the Trump DOJ against Democratic lawmakers, a January 6 commission, recent comments by Congresswoman Ilhan Omar and more.
Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York tells CNN’s Dana Bash that Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar’s recent comments were “absolutely mischaracterized” and some of her fellow Democrats were feeding into “right-wing vitriol.”
CNN’s Dana Bash talks with Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez about the progressive push for infrastructure and voting rights, the Garland Justice Department, recent comments by Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar and whether Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer should retire.
A group of Jewish House Democrats are condemning controversial comments made on Twitter by Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN). CNN’s Sunlen Serfaty reports the Minnesota senator sparked outrage when she appeared to equate the US and Israel with the Taliban and Hamas, the Palestinian militant group designated as a terrorist organization by the US.
Republican Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio tells CNN’s Dana Bash that the covid vaccines are “a miracle” and calls for a “more effective and massive public media campaign” to convince unvaccinated Americans to get the shot.
On CNN’s State of the Union with Dana Bash, Republican Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio dismisses Democrats’ plan to hold a Wednesday vote on the bipartisan infrastructure deal but says his bipartisan group has been “working all weekend” to finalize the bill.